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Reaching New Heights: Find Cheap Ladders on eBay

Ladders are an essential tool for any household as many tasks simply cannot be done without a bit of help. There are dozens of different styles of ladders for sale on the market these days, so here are a few things to consider before deciding which one you want to buy.

How should you choose the right ladder for your home?

Consider these points carefully before purchasing a ladder on eBay:

  • Height: Most standard fold-out ladders may look the same in a thumbnail, but you can find a ladder for sale in many different sizing options. See the manufacturer's site for more details. Consider how tall the ladder is and if it will be able to reach the height you need it to.
  • Weight capacity: Check the weight capacity of the ladder you have your eye on to be sure it will support your weight along with any tools or equipment you may need to carry or hold while on it.
  • Functionality: Ladders come in all shapes and sizes and do not typically work universally for the same projects. Consider what you are using the ladder for or what you might need it for in the future before making your final purchase.
Features to consider when shopping for cheap ladders on eBay

You can find several styles of affordable ladders for sale on eBay. Here are just a few of the features you should consider when selecting new or used ladders for sale:

  • Non-slip: If you're worried about the ladder sliding on a precarious surface, make sure to look for a model that includes non-slip material on the feet of the ladder. This keeps the ladder from sliding when standing on slick or smooth surfaces.
  • Extension: A ladder with the ability to extend a few extra feet can be a helpful tool when an unexpected job pops up around your home or business. Make sure you always have the ladder length you need with a model that extends.
  • Stabilizer: Stabilizers are convenient bars that some ladders come with, so that you don't have to worry about someone holding the ladder for you.
Who manufactures ladders?

Here are just a few of the brands that manufacturer ladders available on eBay:

  • Little Giant Ladder: This company typically makes 8-foot ladders or taller and uses aluminum as the primary material.
  • Werner: Werner builds ladders made with heavy-duty fiberglass that will stand up to the harshest work environments.
  • Rubbermaid: If you're looking for a smaller ladder to use around your home, Rubbermaid has a line of versatile step stools and ladders to help you get the job done.